The Burning Truth About Sun Damage (And Reversing It)

Australians love the outdoor life and the sun but too much sun exposure can significantly damage human skin. The most common types of sun damage to the skin are: Dryness – sun exposed skin can gradually lose moisture and essential oils, making it appear dry, flaky and prematurely wrinkled, even in younger people Sunburn – […]

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

PDT utilises a cream containing a chemical known as ALA which is applied to the skin to be treated. The ALA is preferentially absorbed by abnormal (ie sun damaged or pre-cancerous /cancerous) skin cells. When subsequently exposed to light of a certain wavelength, a reaction is set up between the ALA and the light within […]

Vitamin D for Body Health

Vitamin D is an essential ingredient for normal body health. It assists with the health and well being of the following systems: Muscular and skeletal  Immunological  Neurological Anti-cancer Anti-ageing It is known that patients with low Vit D  levels have a worse prognosis in Breast Cancer and Melanoma, and have a higher incidence of Multiple […]

Acne Vulgaris

Acne is a common condition presenting as a spectrum from very mild, to severe and scarring, and can manifest as blackheads, small pimples, large tender pimples, nodules, cysts and in some cases scars. It is important for each individual patient to be properly assessed, by a medical doctor, for their skin type, their form of […]

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) Treatment with Wrinkle Relaxers

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) Treatment with Wrinkle Relaxers This is a highly effective and safe treatment for patients with long standing problems associated with overuse of the masseter (jaw) muscles. Grinding teeth and clenching of these muscles can result not only in frequent tension or migraine headaches but also damage to the teeth requiring expensive dental […]

Axillary hyperhidrosis

What is axillary hyperhidrosis? Axillary hyperhidrosis, or excessive underarm sweating, is a common condition affecting up to 3% of the Australian population. Most sufferers will notice the development of this condition in late childhood, pubertal change but some also notice the problem starting in their mid 20s and onwards. It may seem like a non […]

Sun Damaged Skin

Sun Damaged Skin

What you need to know about sun damage, and how to reverse it! Noticing fine wrinkles in the mirror? Skin starting to lose its elasticity? It’s true, Australians love the outdoor life and the sun, but too much sun exposure can significantly damage human skin. Up to 80% of visible ageing is caused by UV rays […]

Wrinkle Relaxers Blog Post

Wrinkle Relaxers

Wrinkle Relaxers Blog Entry By Dr Sarah Paton Since 1973 doctors have been using injectable muscle relaxants for various medical nerve and muscular disorders and since 1988 for cosmetic purposes. There are several wrinkle relaxers available that act chemically to relax the active muscles of the face that produce wrinkles and unwanted lines, as well […]

Hormonal Pigmentation Removal

Hormonal pigmentation

Melasma, also called Chloasma, is the name given to hormonal pigmentation. This can be very difficult to treat, and historically treatments have included creams, dermabrasion and peels. FRAXEL lasers have been used to treat melasma for years but not until the advent of the 1927nm system did we begin to see great results. This was […]

Rosacea Blog Post


Rosacea is a long term skin condition characterised by facial redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels, papules, pustules and swelling.  Less commonly it can affect the neck and chest. Rosacea can result in semipermanent redness and dilated, visible blood vessels on the face and, in some advanced cases, a red lobulated nose (rhinophyma) may […]